Calendar

November 10th, 7 pm

Noah Hall (Kichijoji) - Tokyo


Collaboration with Custome and Stage designer, Mizuko Kaji.

Program
Francis Poulenc

Sonata for Flute and Piano

Guillermo Laporta

AWAVE for flute piano & electronic

Georg Philipp Telemann

Flute and harpsichord sonata (TBD)

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

December 8th & 9th, 2:30 pm

PLAYFUL - Anthology Film Archives


This program of dialogue-free short films and live music is about the magic and immersion of play – musical or visual, solitary or collaborative – and is designed for children of all ages. Augusta Palmer’s award-winning shorts NUGATORY (2013), featuring the interactive artwork of Leo Rabkin, and A IS FOR AYE-AYE: AN ABECEDARIAN ADVENTURE (2015), inspired by the centennial of the New York Public Library’s Picture Collection, will be screened with live scores performed by an ensemble led by CreArtBox’s Guillermo Laporta and Josefina Urraca. The program will also feature an original composition and video performance by Guillermo Laporta and world premieres of several new short films directed by Chris Arnold, which have been created especially for world premiere live performances of music from Greg Karnilaw’s CD, MOMENTS OF SOLITUDE.

Program

Nugatory

Breath

Breath reprise

Tara episode I

Tara episode II

Child’s play, March

About Seven

Whimsical

Aye-Aye

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

Julia Yang, cello

Doug Perry, percussion

Josefina Urraca, piano

December 11th, 2 pm

Chaminade Music Club of Yonkers


The Chaminade Club now hosts musical entertainments at The Grinton I. Will Library on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers on five Tuesday afternoons each season. Admission is free to members. The Club requests a $10.00 scholarship fund donation from non-member concert attendees.

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Program
Cecile Chaminade

Concertino for Flute, op 107

Francis Poulenc

Sonata for Flute and Piano

Guillermo Laporta

AWAVE for flute piano & electronic

Georg Philipp Telemann

Flute and harpsichord sonata (TBD)

Ottorino Respighi

Violin Sonata in B minor

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

January, date and time TBD

AWAVE - CreArt Music Series


The CreArt Music Series will host the presentation of Guillermo Laporta’s Awave, which blends years of opera, symphonic and chamber music performances with multimedia sound design and soundtrack composition. The performance will present a collection of pieces written for VR experiences, theatrical sound design and video games. It will also feature the world premiere of 10 new pieces for flute, piano and electronics and classical repertoire for flute and piano.

Program
Francis Poulenc

Sonata for Flute and Piano

Guillermo Laporta

AWAVE for flute piano & electronic

Georg Philipp Telemann

Flute and harpsichord sonata (TBD)

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

September 2nd, 8.0pm

Just as they are


The third concert, titled “Just As They Are”, will present the full core ensemble of CreArtBox (flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano) with a full scale set design and a unique visual approach. This will be the grand finale of the CreArt Festival.

Program

Claude Debussy (arr. Michael Webster)

Petite Suite

David Lang

Sweet air

Telemann

Flute quartets (selection)

Anna Clyne

Just as they are

Brahms

Trio op.114

Joshua Penman

Dawnlight

Marcos Fernandez

Eclipse

Artists

Marissa Maislen, dancer and choreographer

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

Julia Yang, cello

Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

September 1st, 8pm

“Awave”


The festival will host the presentation of Guillermo Laporta’s Awave, which blends years of opera, symphonic and chamber music performances with multimedia sound design and sound track composition. The performance will present a collection of pieces written for VR experiences, theatrical sound design and video games. It will also feature the world premiere of 10 new pieces for flute, piano and electronics.

Program

Guillermo Laporta

AWAVE for flute piano & electronic

Jacob TV

Lipstick

Marcos Fernandez

Mikado

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

August 31th, 8pm

“Folk culture”


“Folk Culture”, will explore music written for violin, cello and piano, and popular tunes in classical music. Repertoire will include Beethoven’s Kakadu variations op. 121a, Rachmaninoff’s Trio Elegiaque number 1, Franck Martin’s Trio on Irish Folk Tunes, and Dvorak’s Dumky Trio.

Program
Frank Martin

Trio on Irish Folk Tunes

Dvorak

Dumky trio

Beethoven

Kakadu variations op.121a

Rachmaninoff

Trio Elegiaque n. 1

Artists

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

Julia Yang, cello

Josefina Urraca, piano

June 25th, 5 pm

CreArtED presentation at Plaxall Gallery

Program
Enesco

Cantabile et Presto

Bartok

Romanian Folk Dances

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

May 8th, 2 pm

Chaminade Music Club at Yonkers


CreArtBox' artists, Mélanie Clapiès and Josefina Urraca perform French music at the Chaminade Music Club. The Chaminade Club now hosts musical entertainments at The Grinton I. Will Library on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers on five Tuesday afternoons each season. Admission is free to members. The Club requests a $10.00 scholarship fund donation from non-member concert attendees.

Program

Massenet

Thaïs Meditation

Chaminade

Rondeau

Faure

Après un rêve

Franck

Violin Sonata

Debussy

Violin Sonata

Satie

Gymnopedies

Gounod

Ave Maria

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

April 29th, 2018

April arts month at the New York Society for Ethical Culture


CreArtBox' artists, Josefina Urraca and Guillermo Laporta perform at the April arts month.

Program

Bach

Flute sonata in E flat Major

Faure

Après un rêve

Jacob TV

Lipstick

Marcos Fernandez

Northumbrian

Enesco

Cantabile et Presto

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

Guillermo Laporta, flute

March 30th, 2018

Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, Ransom Wilson, Le Train Bleu and CreArtBox


CreArtBox serve as ensemble-in-residence at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Directed by Guillermo Laporta and Josefina Urraca, the group gathers world-class musicians, composers, designers, and visual artists and creates innovative multimedia & visual designs to enhance the music experience creating a performance experience that reaches a wider audience spectrum than traditional chamber music performances. The group has been described as “a wholly authentic, visually and aurally compelling experience” (Broadway World) and “a new ensemble devoted to multidisciplinary events” (Time Out New York).

In the 6th edition of the CreARt Music Series, musicians of Le Train Bleu and CreArtBox will play together the chamber music arrangement of Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony with guest artist soprano Janna Baty conducted by Ransom Wilson.

Program

Martin Bresnick

My Twentieth Century

Gustav Mahler

4th Symphony arr.Erwin Stein

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

Tim Gocklin

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

Alex Shiozaki, violin

Colin Brook

Julia Yang, cello

Greg Robbins, double-bass

Victor Cacesse, percussion

Nuno Da Silva, piano

Josefina Urraca, piano

Janna Baty

January 26th, 2018

Joshua Penman, Lewis Lockwood, Beethoven, Debussy and, Bryce Dessner.


CreArtBox continues its mission working with living composers presenting a new piece written by the American Composer, Joshua Penman.

The performance will include a brief pre-concert talk by the Beethoven scholar and biographer Lewis Lockwood, and a multi-media video mapping installation by designer Guillermo Laporta.

Program
Beethoven

Kakadu variations op. 121a

Bryce Dessner

Murder Ballades

Claude Debussy (arr. Michael Webster)

Petite Suite

Joshua Penman

Moontides (World Premiere)

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Nick Gallas, clarinet

Mélanie Clapiès, violin

Julia Yang, cello

Doug Perry, percussion

Josefina Urraca, piano

November 18th, 2017

Bay Ridge Concert Series


Josefina Urraca and Guillermo Laporta reimagine the music for violin and piano of Claude Debussy and Ottorino Respighi, expanding it into the repertoire of the modern flute.

In this performance, the duo will present a program with music of the 19th century and the 20th century.

Program
Debussy

Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

Ottorino Respighi

Violin Sonata (transcibed for flute)

Bartok

Romanian Dances

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

October 26th, 2017

JP Jofre and CreArtBox


On this edition, bandoneonist and composer JP Jofre joins us for a new edition of the CreArt Music Series

Program
John Cage

Melodies No. 3 & 6

Florent Schmitt

Pour presque tous les temps (III movement)

David Lang

Short Fall

Georg Philipp Telemann

The fourth book of Quartets (selection)

Guillermo Laporta

Craziest Things

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Trio élégiaque No.1 in G minor

JP Jofre

Como el Agua & Universe

Artists

Brigid Coleridge

Julia Yang

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

October 6th, 2017

Piano recital at the Opera Ameria Center


CreArtBox's pianist, Josefina Urraca.

Program
Haydn

Piano Sonata Hob: XVI/34 e minor

Rachmaninoff

Piano Sonata op. 36, n.2

Albeniz

El Albaicin

Marcos Fernandez

Northumbrian

Artists

Josefina Urraca, piano

May 18h, 2017

Cre Art Music Series at New York Society for Ethical Culture


New York Society for Ethical Culture and CreArtBox presents a new music series in NY.

Program
Anna Clyne

Just As They are

Timo Andres

Formal Conceits

Joshua Penman

Dawnlight

David Lang

Sweet Air

Dvorak

Dumky trio

Telemann

Flute quartets (selection)

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Nick Gallas, clarinet

Johnna Wu, violin

Julia Yang, cello

Josefina Urraca, piano

December 3rd, 2016

Visuality at the Queens Thetre


On Saturday, December 3rd, the award-winning multidisciplinary music ensemble, CreArtBox, will perform a show entitled ‘VISUALITY’ at the Queens Theatre in the Park.

Program
Marcos Fernandez

Eclipse and Northumbrian

Debussy

Piano trio in g minor

Joshua Penman

Mariri

Sebastian Currier

Selection from Verge and Static

Paul Moravec

Time Gallery

Jacob TV

Lipstick

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

Clara Vazquez, violin

Mindy Asher, cello

Robby Bowen, percussion

Josefina Urraca, piano

Marissa Maislen, dancer and choreographer

Jacopo Rampini, actor

Mizuko Kaji, custion designer

November 4th, 2016

Todd Reynolds, Luke DuBois & CreArtBox


Multimedia music group, CreArtBox, presents the second edition of the CreArt Music Series with two amazing guests:Violinist and composer Todd Reynolds and video artist Luke Dubois

Running through May of 2017, CreArtBox will unveil five performances that mix classical and contemporary music with cutting edge technology. The endeavor includes an array of talented, renown musicians, and a cast of dancers and visual artists. Thus, the collaboration will be a must-see event in the city's musical community.

Program
Marcos Fernandez

Mikado and Northumbrian

Messiaen

Quartet for the end of time

Todd Reynolds

Outerborought

David Lang

Killer

Meredith Monk

Lullaby

Frank Martin

Ballade

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Josefina Urraca, piano

September 30th, 2016

Joshua Penman, Sebastian Currier & CreArtBox


The multimedia music group, CreArtBox, will be presenting a brand new music series beginning this September in New York City. Directed by Guillermo Laporta andJosefina Urraca, CreArtBox will unveil two performances that mix classical and contemporary music with cutting edge technology. The endeavor includes an array of musicians, visual artists, and a careful set-up that utilizes lights and projection.

Program
Beethoven

Quintet for Piano and Winds

Philippe Gaubert

3 Aquarelles

Judd Greenstein

Untitled (finding something special)

Sebastian Currier

Selection from Verge and Static

Joshua Penman

Mariri *World Premier

Artists

Guillermo Laporta, flute

Jonathan Cohen, clarinet

Clara Vazquez, violin

Yves Dharamraj, cello

Josefina Urraca, piano